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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Mine

Producer of

Potash

Location

Saskatchewan, Canada

Ownership

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (100%)

Geology type

Devonian evaporite sequences

Mineral type

Sylvite, carnallite, halite and clay

Reserve base

372Mt mineable; 1,132Mt inferred resource

Annual production

7.5Mt of ore and 2.57Mt of potash products (2005)

Mining method

Underground long room-and-pillar, using two- and four-rotor continuous miners

Processing method

Crushing, desliming, cyclones, flotation

Employment

340

Underground

Marietta two- and four-rotor continuous miners

Concentrator

Allen Bradley central control system
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